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Ayurvedic Herb: (Vatsnabh)

Monks hood - Aconitum ferox

Sanskrit Name:Vatsnabh
Hindi Name:MeethaVish
English Name:Monks hood
Latin Name:Aconitum ferox
Description:A deciduous perennial that grows to 1.0 meters (3.3 feet) high by 0.5 meters (1.65 feet) wide and prefers many types of soil with a pH ranging from acid to alkaline and partial to full sun with moderate moisture. This plant has hermaphrodite flowers and is hardy to zone 6 and is pollinated by bees. Habitat: E. Asia - Himalayas. Shrubberies and forest clearings, 2100 - 3600 meters from C. Nepal to Bhutan. This plant might do well located along a dappled edge or in a woodland garden.
Dosha:Pacifies Vata and Kapha.
Usage:It is a very famous medication in Ayurveda for fever and all inflammatory conditions. It has a diuretic action, causes bradycardia and reduces sweating. On local application in the form of a paste made out of root powder it reduces swelling and pain and is thus used frequently in Arthritis.

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